Life: Met Gala 2011

Every year when I see the pictures from the Met Gala I try to imagine what it must be like to be there. The pictures always present hive of activity. It is one ‘red carpet’ that is just heaving with people. Celebrities and designers side by side all the way up that wide staircase. You […]

Life: Osama and Wills and Kate

Who would have imagined that this Bank Holiday weekend would be punctuated by such contrasting events? I was unashamedly moved to tears by the Royal wedding on Friday. The dress was perfection and the obvious affection between the couple was heartwarming to witness. I understood that feeling of jubilation and British-ness that the crowds that lined […]

Film/TV/Life: SAG Awards

The Screen Actors Guild held their awards ceremony last night and they seem to have jumped onto my movie bandwagon and embraced The King’s Speech. If you haven’t seen it already, please, I urge you, do. Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, the rest of the talented supporting cast, the gorgeous cinematography and dialogue […]

Film/TV/Life : Golden Globes 2011

From the press alone it seems that the highlights from the show were Ricky Gervais’s jokes (I think thw Scientology one was the funniest – “Referring to the film I Love You Phillip Morris, Gervais said it was about “two heterosexual actors pretending to be gay – so the complete opposite of some famous Scientologists, […]